James C. Mulligan
James C Mulligan
James C Mulligan (born 1978) is an American artist and actor best known for painting large scale fine art and commercial murals.
Mulligan was born in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. He grew up in Los Angeles and Orange County, California, where he attended High School at Capistrano Valley Christian School and the South Orange County High School of the Arts. He has three brothers, Peter, Sam, and Michael.
Mulligan was attending the University of California, Los Angeles, as a theatre major when he was hired to work in the art department of the Walt Disney Company. His projects there include concept design for both characters and theme park shows and attractions. Mulligan now spends a great deal of his time creating fine art for icons such as the Elvis Presley estate, Buck Rogers, and Tarzan. He has also been involved with creating a series of fine art pieces for ZORRO, the Broadway Musical, debuting 2012.
As a child, Mulligan acted in several elementary and high school plays. He had come off the national tour of OLIVER! with Andrea McArdle when he was invited by an agent to audition for Saved by The Bell, The New Class. He won the pilot, which spurred a number of television appearances. On stage, his appearances include Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, and South Pacific with Reba McEntire.
In June, 2009 Mulligan filmed a pilot of his own reality series, The Muralist in Miami for the Fox Network.
Mulligan currently lives in California, and spends much of his time along the coast, as well as in Las Vegas.